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PCCC: New Fall Programs


PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Community College (PCCC), one of the most affordable , convenient, and fast-growing colleges in New Jersey, announces exciting new programs for Fall 2012. 

Weekend College @ PCCC  starts this September, an ideal option for busy people who want to earn their degree.  Students can hold full-time status and earn an associate’s degree in two years while attending classes on weekends.  Weekend College currently offers two degree programs:  Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree in Business Administration at the Paterson Campus and  Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree in Liberal Arts/Humanities at the Wayne Campus.  Get details at:

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Recognizing the high-demand in growing fields that have strong job potential, PCCC now offers new A.S. degree programs in three popular fields. All three programs provide students with a strong general education as well as the specialized training needed for the chosen career field.

The  A.S. Degree in Homeland Security prepares students for a wide range of careers in Homeland Security, whether at the national, state, or local levels. Students learn about issues of national security, and basic responsibilities of defending the United States. Credits earned are easily transferrable to a bachelor’s degree program.

Two new healthcare degree programs are offered in cooperation with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)

The A.S. Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Treatment provides training for a career designed to assist persons living with serious mental illness in a variety of vocational, residential, and case management settings.

The A.S. Degree in Occupational Therapist Assistant offers specialized training in the skills to work under the supervision of an occupational therapist to provide rehabilitative services to persons with mental, physical, emotional, and developmental impairments and help improve their quality of life.

PCCC offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs, as well as Continuing Education opportunities.  Affordable tuition, financial aid, and flexible day, evening, weekend, and online classes make PCCC  a great choice for new college students, professionals who want to upgrade their skills, or career changers.  Convenient campuses are located in Paterson, Wanaque, Passaic, and Wayne.

Fall classes start September 5 .  Special in-person registration days are August 28, August 30, and September 4.  For complete registration schedules, visit   For  other information, call 973-684-6868.


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